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Urban Studies



link to catalog page WHITEIS, Chicago Blues

Chicago Blues

Portraits and Stories

Author: David Whiteis
Pub Date: April 2006

A descriptive tour through the places and personalities of the Chicago Blues scene, past and present   learn more...

link to catalog page FITZGERALD, Habits of Compassion

Habits of Compassion

Irish Catholic Nuns and the Origins of New York's Welfare System, 1830-1920

Author: Maureen Fitzgerald
Pub Date: February 2006

The Sisters' critical contributions to charitable care in America   learn more...

link to catalog page, White Slave Crusades

White Slave Crusades

Race, Gender, and Anti-vice Activism, 1887-1917

Author: Brian Donovan
Pub Date: December 2006

Forced prostitution, moralism, and the narratives of prejudice   learn more...

link to catalog page, Widows and Orphans First

Widows and Orphans First

The Family Economy and Social Welfare Policy, 1880-1939

Author: S. J. Kleinberg
Pub Date: December 2006

The impact of surprisingly varied local attitudes towards widows and their children   learn more...

link to catalog page TURNER, Caribbean Crusaders and the Harlem Renaissance Author: Joyce Moore Turner
Pub Date: October 2005

Artists, activists, and the development of international radicalism in Harlem   learn more...

link to catalog page, City of Clerks

City of Clerks

Office and Sales Workers in Philadelphia, 1870-1920

Author: Jerome P. Bjelopera
Pub Date: May 2005

A new class of workers in the city   learn more...

link to catalog page LAGRAND, Indian Metropolis

Indian Metropolis

Native Americans in Chicago, 1945-75

Author: James B. LaGrand
Pub Date: October 2005

The inside story of American Indian life in Chicago   learn more...

link to catalog page FUERST, When Public Housing Was Paradise

When Public Housing Was Paradise

Building Community in Chicago

Author: J. S. Fuerst, with the assistance of D. Bradford Hunt
Pub Date: December 2005

True tales of public housing's possibilities from the people who lived and worked there   learn more...

link to catalog page, African American Miners and Migrants

African American Miners and Migrants

The Eastern Kentucky Social Club

Author: Thomas E. Wagner and Phillip J. Obermiller
Pub Date: March 2004

The history of the Eastern Kentucky Social Club’s past and present bring the hidden aspects of Appalachian history and culture to life   learn more...

link to catalog page MADIGAN, Global Chicago Author: Edited by Charles Madigan
Pub Date: 2004

The economic development and transformation of Chicago from industrial powerhouse to global metropolis   learn more...

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